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The Admissions team at The Davis Community receives calls every day from family members who are trying to figure out what to do to improve the quality of life of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementias. One of the first steps is education. We are fortunate in the Wilmington area to have Ann LaReau of Home Instead Senior Care as a local expert on dementia and she shares her information in many workshop settings. Below is information about upcoming educational opportunities.When staying at home is no longer an option, The Davis Community may be the right solution for some families. We are happy to help during challenging times.


Are you caring for a loved one w/Alzheimer's disease or other dementias?

Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementias - An overview of Dementias. Learn about the causes, how to recognize the symptoms and how they are diagnosed. Understand more about the changing behaviors caused by the symptoms and how to reduce the stress of living this difficult journey.

Capturing Life's Journey - Learn techniques to encourage your loved one to share stories and memories of their past. Become familiar with the Life's Journal format process to record information about their past and how care givers can use theses details when caring for a loved one who's having a bad day.

Techniques to Handle Challenging Behaviors - Learn more about challenging or combative behaviors and what secret tools work best to manage the many different types of behaviors that need to be controlled.

How to Encourage Engagement in Activities - Learn the benefits of staying active for a person with Alzheimer's or other dementia. Become familiar with the 3 types of activities for mind, body and soul. Then discover various techniques to keep them engaged and how to choose activities best suited to their individual ability. Recognize the importance of physical and mental stimulation using the 5 senses with those in late-stage Alzheimer's.

Wednesday, September 21st
Wednesday, October 19th
Wednesday, November 16th
Wednesday, December 14th


LOCATION: Home Instead Senior Care
2505 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28403
Questions or need directions?
Call Ann LaReau, Alzheimer's Administrator, at 342-0455 or 470-2378
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